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Longer break in 2012, too

School District 43 will schedule a longer spring break next year and an extra holiday for staff and students this fall to balance its 2011/'12 budget.

Ioco traffic concerns PoMo

Port Moody city council is worried future population growth in neighbouring Belcarra could put more traffic pressures on busy Ioco Road.

No new dog regs

The city of Port Moody will not impose breed-specific regulations when dealing with dangerous dogs after a Newport Village resident called on council to toughen up its muzzle restrictions.

Man in Motion will wheel here

The Man In Motion is expected to roll through the Tri-Cities next May at the tail-end of a national relay to mark the 25th anniversary of his global tour.

Homebuilder looks to GreenStar standards

A Coquitlam homebuilder that helped launch the Built Green BC program five years ago is now using its own energy-efficient rules for construction.

Port Coquitlam residents can get rid of old documents for free

Sponsored by Urban Impact, and Vancity, Port Coquitlam residents are encouraged to bring boxes of files and paperwork for secure, confidential, on-site shredding.

UPDATED: Family living in fear after Schoenborn decision

Darcie Clarke, the mother of three children murdered by their father, Allan Schoenborn, is moving out of the Tri-Cities after the B.C. Review Board granted her ex-husband restricted day trips into the community.

At Cunning Field, the poppies (will) grow...

The north end of Coquitlam's Town Centre Park will soon be covered with red poppies as part of an outdoor tribute to Canadian armed servicemen and women.

Making room for garbage pick-up

It will not be long before Metro Vancouver mandates green waste collection for all multi-family housing and Port Coquitlam councillors want to make sure developers are ready.

'No' vote would lead to new public process, says mayor

If Port Moody residents vote in favour of allowing the city to borrow $16 million to pay for a new fire hall, homeowners could see a 3% levy added to their property tax bill this year. If they don't, it's back to the drawing board.